Taste is an experience. Whether discovering new wines or sipping old favourites at under the stars at our riverside restaurant, or traversing vineyards of the world's most fertile wine regions, we want to give you new experiences with Salt Escapes.

Salt Escapes is a collection of events presented by A Touch of Salt's Peter Brine. From casual wine tastings to exclusive degustation dinners and guided tours through our favourite wine regions, each event aims to make you feel like you've escaped the daily grind, whether for a moment or for a week.

your escape awaits...


End of week degustation dinner
Friday 2 March, 6.30pm start
Four course menu paired with wines, enjoyed under the big tree and evening stars, fountain-side of the restaurant. hosted by Peter and Sammy. This event is designed for maximum 24 guests. Bookings are essential; please phone 4724 4441 or email [email protected].


Sparking or Beer on Arrival

1st Course
Seared Octopus. White Bean & Cashew, Nduja, Olive & Vine Leaves
RK Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt Riesling Trocken (Mosel, Germany)
Nigl Gartling Gruner Veltliner (Kremstal, Austria)

2nd Course
Apple & Ginger Roasted Pork Belly. Parsnip, Pears, Pancetta & Walnut Honey
Momo Pinot Rose (Marlborough, New Zealand)
Momo Pinot Noir (Marlborough, New Zealand)

3rd Course
Kangaroo Mignon. Carrots, Bush Currants, Quandong & Fennel Honey
Best’s Great Western Cabernet Sauvignon (Great Western, Victoria)
Best’s Great Western Bin No 1 Shiraz (Great Western, Victoria)

4th Course
Dark Chocolate Bombe
Pedro Ximenez (Andalucía, Spain)
Cockburn’s Reserve Port (Portugal)


Mid-week wine down
Wednesday 7 March, 5.30pm
Casual wine tasting, with cocktails by bartender Benny and a grazing menu. This event is hosted by Peter and our waiter Sammy, who loves a laugh and a chat as much as Peter loves a drop. Bookings are not essential; although recommended for groups of 8+. 4724 4441 or [email protected]



We are currently planning our next Salt Escape guided tour. Sign up to our Saltclub mailing list to be the first to know dates and destinations, or register your interest by emailing [email protected]


  • Tasmania
  • Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Yarra Valley, VIC
  • Barossa Valley, SA
  • Margaret River, WA
  • New Zealand

Custom tours available on request.


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